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The Basement, 2014 © Gregory Crewdson. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery.

Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

Jun 23, 2017 — Oct 08, 2017

The Photographers' Gallery

16-18 Ramillies St
Soho
W1F 7LW london
T +44 20 7087 9300
thephotographersgallery.org.uk/

This is the first UK exhibition of Cathedral of the Pines, a new body of work by acclaimed American artist Gregory Crewdson, and it is also the first time The Photographers’ Gallery has devoted all three of its gallery spaces to one artist.

With this series, produced between 2013 and 2014, Crewdson departs from his interest in uncanny suburban subjects and explores human relations within more natural environments. In images that recall nineteenth-century American and European paintings, Crewdson photographs figures posing within the small rural town of Becket, Massachusetts, and its vast surrounding forests, including the actual trail from which the series takes its title. Interior scenes charged with ambiguous narratives probe tensions between human connection and separation, intimacy and isolation.